Publications

Peer-Reviewed Manuscripts:

  1. Mason, A.E. (2019). The burden of being poor: Stress at the belly of the matter. (In Press). Brain, Behavior, & Immunity. View in: PubMed
  2. Mason, A.E., Adler, J.M, Puterman, E., Lakmazaheri, A., Brucker, M., Aschbacher, K., & Epel, E.S. (2018). Stress resilience: Narrative identify may buffer the longitudinal effects of chronic caregiving stress on mental health and telomere shortening. Brain, Behavior, & Immunity, 77, 101-109. View in: PubMed
  3. Vainik, U., Han, C., Epel, E.S., Dagher, A., & Mason, A.E. (2019). Rapidly assessing reward-related eating: The RED-X5. Obesity. View in: PubMed
  4. Mason, A.E., Saslow, L.R., Moran, P.J., Kim, S., Abousleiman, H., Hartman, A., Richler, R., Schleicher, S.G., Hartogensis, W., Epel, E.S., & Hecht, F.M. (2018). Examining a carbohydrate-restricted diet with or without mindful eating training in type 2 diabetes: The DELISH study protocol. JMIR Research Protocols, 8(2).
  5. Saslow, L., Mason, A.E., Kim, S., Goldman, V., Ploutz-Snyder, R., Bayandorian, H., Daubenmier, J., Hecht, F.M., & Moskowitz, J.T. (2018). Authors’ reply: Comment on “an online intervention comparing a very low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet and lifestyle recommendations versus a plate method diet in overweight individuals with type 2 diabetes: a randomized controlled trial.” Journal of Medical Internet Research, 20(5). View in: PubMed
  6. Brewer, J.A., Ruf, A., Essien, G.I, van Ludderveld, R.V., & Mason, A.E. (2018). Can Mindfulness Address Maladaptive Eating Behaviors? Why Traditional Diet Plans Fail and How New Mechanistic Insights May Lead to Novel Interventions. Frontiers in Psychology, 9. View in: PubMed
  7. Mason, A.E., Hecht, F.M., Daubenmier, J.J., Sbarra, D.A., Lin, J., Moran, P.J., Schleicher, S.G., Acree, M., Prather, A.A., & Epel, E.S. Weight loss, weight-loss maintenance, and cellular aging in the supporting health through nutrition and exercise (SHINE) study. (2018). Psychosomatic Medicine, 80(7), 609-619. View in: PubMed
  8. Stanhope, K., Goran, M.I., Bosy-Westphal, A., King, J.C., Schmidt, L.A., Schqarzs, J-M., Stice, E.,… Mason, A.E., … Krauss, R.M. (2018). Pathways and mechanisms linking dietary components to cardiometabolic disease: Thinking beyond calories. Obesity Reviews, 19, 1205-1235. Coverage at Sciencedaily
  9. Mason, A.E., Schleicher, S., Coccia, M., Epel, E.S., & Aschbacher, K. (2018). Chronic stress and impulsivity predict increases in visceral fat over 18 months. Obesity. 26(5), 869-876. View in: PubMed
  10. Cummings, J.M., Mason, A.E., Puterman, E., & Tomiyama, A.J. Comfort eating and all-cause mortality in the U.S. health and retirement study (2018). International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 25, 473-478. View in: PubMed
  11. Saslow, L.R., Daubenmier, J., Moskowitz, J., Kim, A., Murphy, E., Phinney, S., Ploutz-Snyder, R., Goldman, V., Cox, R, Mason, A.E., Moran, P., & Hecht, F.M. (2017). Twelve-Month outcomes of a randomized trial of a moderate-carbohydrate versus very-low carbohydrate diet in overweight adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus or prediabetes. Nutrition and Diabetes, 7(12), 304. View in: PubMed.
  12. Mason, A.E., Jhaveri, N., Cohn, M., & Brewer, J. (2017). Testing a mobile mindful eating intervention targeting craving-related eating: Feasibility and proof of concept. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, In Press. View in: PubMed
  13. *Mason, A.E., *Vainik, U., Acree, M., Tomiyama, A.J., Dagher, A., *Epel, E.S., & *Hecht F.M. (2017). Improving assessment of the spectrum of reward-related eating: The RED-13. Frontiers in Psychology, May 30;8:795. View in: PubMed
  14. Saslow L.R., Mason A.E., Kim S., Goldman V., Ploutz-Snyder R., Bayandorian H., Daubenmier J., Hecht F.M., Moskowitz J.T. (2017). An online intervention comparing a very low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet and lifestyle recommendations versus a plate method diet in overweight individuals with type 2 diabetes: A randomized controlled trial. JMedInternetRes, 19,e36. View in: PubMed
  15. Adler, E. Dhruva, A., Moran, P.J., Daubenmier, J., Acree, M., Epel, E.S., Bacchetti., P., Prather, A.A., Mason, A.E., &Hecht, F.M. (2017). The Impact of a Mindfulness-Based Weight Loss Interventionon Sleep Quality Among Adults with Obesity: Data from the SHINE Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal ofAlternative and Complementary Medicine, 23(3), 188-195. View in: PubMed
  16. Mason, A.E., Epel, E.S., Aschbacher, K., Lustig, R.H., Acree, M., Kristeller, J., Cohn, M., Dallman, M., Moran, P.J., Bacchetti, P., Laraia, B., *Hecht, F.M., &*Daubenmier, J. (2016). Reduced reward-driven eating accounts for the impact of a mindfulness-based diet and exercise intervention on weight loss: Data from the SHINE randomized controlled trial. Appetite, 100, 86-93. View in: PubMed
  17. Mason, A.E., Epel, E.S., Kristeller, J., Moran, P., Dallman, M., Lustig, R.H., Acree, M., Bacchetti, P., Laraia, B., &*Hecht, F.M., &*Daubenmier, J. (2016). Effects of a mindfulness-based intervention on mindful eating, sweets consumption, and fasting glucose levels in obese adults: Data from the SHINE randomized controlled trial. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 39, 201-213. View in: PubMed
  18. Mason, A.E., Laraia, B., Daubenmier, J., Hecht, F.M., Lustig, R., Puterman, E., Adler, N., Dallman, M., Kiernan, M., Gearhardt, A.N., &Epel, E.S. (2015). Puttingthebrakesonthe“drivetoeat”: Piloteffectsofnaltrexoneandrewardbasedeatingonfoodcravingsamongobesewomen. EatingBehaviors, 19, 53-56. View in: PubMed
  19. Mason, A.E., Lustig, R.H., Brown, R.R., Acree, M., Bacchetti, P., Moran, P., Dallman, M., Laraia, B., Adler, N., *Hecht, F.M, *Daubenmier, J., & *Epel, E.S. (2015). Acute responses to opioidergic blockade as a biomarker of hedonic eating among obese women enrolled in a mindfulness-based weight loss intervention trial. Appetite, 91, 311-320. View in: PubMed
  20. Asher, R., Mason, A.E., Weiner, J., & Fessler, R.G. (2015). The relationship between preoperative general mental health and postoperative quality of life in minimally invasive lumbar spine surgery. Neurosurgery. View in: PubMed
  21. Tryon, M.S., Stanhope, K.L., Epel. E.S., Mason, A.E., Brown, R., Havel, P.J., Medici, V., & Laguaro, K.D. (2015). Excessive sugar consumption may be a difficult habit to break: A view from the brain and body. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 100, 2239-2247. View in: PubMed
  22. Krietsch, K., Mason, A.E., & Sbarra, D.A. (2014). Sleep complaints predict increases in resting blood pressure following marital separation. Health Psychology, 33, 1204 – 1213. View in: PubMed
  23. Epel E.S.*, Tomiyama, A.J.*, Mason, A.E., Laraia, B.A., Hartman, W., Ready, K., Acree, M., Adam, T.C., St. Jeor, A., & Kessler, D. (2014). The Reward-Based Eating Drive scale: A self-report index of reward-based eating. PLoS One, 9, e101350.
    View in: PubMed, PubMed Central

Selected Book Chapters:

  1. Davis, C., & Mason, A.E. Prevention and treatment of ‘food addiction’. In Cambridge handbook of substance and behavioral addictions. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.
  2. Mason, A.E., & Hecht, F.M. Chapter 2 – Overeating: Types and behavioral interventions. (2017). In Nutrition and cardiometabolic health. (pp. 23-50). New York, NY: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group. Download forthcoming.
  3. Mason, A.E., & Epel, E.S. Stress and obesity. (2017). In Eating disorders and obesity: A comprehensive handbook, 3rdEdition. (pp. 421-426). New York, NY: Guilford Press. Click to download here.
  4. Mason, A.E., & Epel, E.S. (2015). Craving chocolate? A review of individual differences, triggers, and assessment of food cravings. In N. Avena (Ed.), Handbook of hedonic eating. (pp. 57-82). New York, NY: Oxford University Press. Click to access via google books.

Peer-Reviewed Manuscripts: Before there was BEE

  1. Heshmati, S., Sbarra, D.A., &Mason,A.E.(2017). Thecontemptuousseparation: Facial expressions of emotion and breakups in young adulthood. PersRelationship, 24: 453-469. View in: Wiley Online
  2. Mason, A.E.,Boden, M. T., & Cucciare, M.A. (2014). Prospective associations among approach coping, alcohol misuse, and psychiatric Symptoms among Veterans receiving a brief alcohol intervention. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment,46, 553 – 560. View in: PubMed
  3. Sbarra, D.A., Boals, A., Mason, A.E., Larson, G., & Mehl, M.R. (2013). Expressive writing can impede emotional recovery following marital separation. Clinical Psychological Science, 1,120 – 134. View in: PubMed
  4. Mason, A.E., Sbarra, D.A., Bryan, A.E.B., & Lee, L.A. (2012). Staying connected when coming apart: The psychological correlates of contact and sex with an ex-partner.Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 31,488 – 507.
  5. Mason, A.E., Law, R., Bryan, A.E.B., Portley, R., & Sbarra, D.A. (2012). Facing a breakup: Electromyographic responses moderate self-concept recovery following a romantic separation. Personal Relationships, 19, 551 – 568.
    View in: PubMed
  6. Lee, L.A., Sbarra, D.A., Mason, A.E., & Law, R.W. (2011). Attachment anxiety, verbal immediacy, and blood pressure: Results from a laboratory analog study following marital separation. Personal Relationships, 18, 285 – 301. View in: PubMed
  7. Mason, A.E., Sbarra, D.A., & Mehl, M.R. (2010). Thin-slicing divorce: Thirty seconds of information predict changes in psychological adjustment over ninety days. Psychological Science, 21, 1420 – 1422. View in: PubMed
  8. Sbarra, D.A., Law, R.W., Lee, L.A., & Mason, A.E.(2009). Marital dissolution and blood pressure reactivity: Evidence for the specificity of emotional intrusion-hyperarousal and task-rated emotional difficulty. Psychosomatic Medicine, 71, 532 – 540. View in: PubMed